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Definition of jockey verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

jockey

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈdʒɑki//
 
[intransitive] jockey (with somebody) (for something) jockey (with somebody) (to do something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jockey
 
he / she / it jockeys
 
past simple jockeyed
 
-ing form jockeying
 
 
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to try all possible ways of gaining an advantage over other people The runners jockeyed for position at the start. The bands are constantly jockeying with each other for the number one spot.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: jockey